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Full Nelson Virginia Pale Ale - Blue Mountain Brewery

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Full Nelson Virginia Pale AleFull Nelson Virginia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

445 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 22
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2007)
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lasznc

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -47.4%

08-04-2013 21:14:30 | More by lasznc
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VTFriar

Vermont

2.15/5  rDev -43.4%

Niceburnt orangewith hint of amber color.
Overwhelming malt aroma - like sticking my noose into a bag of dry malt.
Light hop aroma - faint.
Light/Medium body - finishing rather watery...Not a full mouthfeel
Feel bad, but overly sweet / heavily malty beer that I was going to pour out.

02-09-2013 03:09:22 | More by VTFriar
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SlingerBKLYN

New York

2.45/5  rDev -35.5%

Another example of American Craft Beer going over the top with the hops. I'm looking for a little more balance, nuance and subtlety. I am sure that some very fine malts and yeast are underneath all those hops but it's a shame that they can't be tasted. I hope that the current fascination with over hopped bees will wain.
IPA is BS! Put the craft back in craft brewing! Save the hops and boycott IPA.

09-02-2013 01:47:44 | More by SlingerBKLYN
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jaidenjb

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

11-11-2012 00:30:52 | More by jaidenjb
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Roland45s

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

10-18-2012 23:46:54 | More by Roland45s
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baklo

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

02-20-2013 23:14:56 | More by baklo
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bigred89

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

10-03-2012 03:34:19 | More by bigred89
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

08-15-2013 03:20:00 | More by heerboth
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dunix

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

10-29-2012 15:00:38 | More by dunix
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

2.81/5  rDev -26.1%

A- Clear pale amber colored body with a bubbly bone white head.

S- I really don't smell much of anything, maybe some sweet malt and a dash of citrus, but not much.

T- A little more hop flavor comes through in the taste. Mostly sweet caramel malt, with a dash of piney hops at the end. Still nothing much going on though.

M- Medium-carbonation and medium bodied. Very drinkable.

O- Really lacking aroma and flavor. Almost tastes like it is an old pale ale, but the freshness sticker on the bottom says otherwise.

02-06-2013 00:56:42 | More by stephenjmoore
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.1%

Crystal clear orange glow with big bright white sticky head. Interesting sweet and fruity nose. Caramel, some pine and tropical fruit. Lots of malty caramel sugar up front followed by bright fruitiness and moderate bitterness to balance. Bitterness is a nice contras to the bright sweetness. Slick mouth feel, hop resin, dull carbonation medium to full bodied. A super complex and pretty good pale ale but at the price of $12.99 a 6? You can find better pales.

05-08-2013 22:38:56 | More by jtierney89
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

03-17-2014 23:54:29 | More by Goldndomer
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civicm87

New York

3/5  rDev -21.1%

08-23-2013 20:59:31 | More by civicm87
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3/5  rDev -21.1%

09-17-2013 20:11:30 | More by mendvicdog
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Jimbo4430

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-08-2013 23:24:05 | More by Jimbo4430
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -21.1%

12-18-2012 02:47:50 | More by chippo33
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-08-2013 12:56:43 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-01-2012 03:01:00 | More by AndrewMichael
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.1%

12-28-2013 06:58:34 | More by jenray
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mrterdferguson


3/5  rDev -21.1%

12-17-2012 03:00:04 | More by mrterdferguson
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

07-27-2013 04:47:55 | More by bmjivi221
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THECPJ

Delaware

3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-16-2013 01:27:33 | More by THECPJ
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FireEmt37

Maryland

3/5  rDev -21.1%

03-03-2014 00:54:52 | More by FireEmt37
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ctrevino

Indiana

3/5  rDev -21.1%

03-17-2013 04:09:43 | More by ctrevino
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oberon

North Carolina

3.03/5  rDev -20.3%

After reading a few other reviews of this beer I went with an aggressive pour and it yielded a nice one finger craterous white head that left a full ring of soap scum behind as it settled into a froth mass atop a clear medium golden with a tinge of orange.Where the aromas shit after an aggressive pour and letting it sit you would think something would come out if there but nothing except for a trace of tasted grain,lighter mouthfeel but it went down very easy.Wow really nothing stands out on the palate mild toasty-grainy notes some residual sweetness a bit of leafy hop but pretty bland.Iam hoping this is a off and or old bottle label says best before April of 08 so Iam guessing its off or just not as good as others may think?

03-21-2008 22:29:24 | More by oberon
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Full Nelson Virginia Pale Ale from Blue Mountain Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.